Faces of the Past: Portraits of Pittsburgh

Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh

Many Pittsburghers – from inventors, to actors, to athletes – have been honored by having their portrait included in the National Portrait Gallery. Explore the stories of some of these special Pittsburghers in the Smithsonian’s Portraits of Pittsburgh exhibit through close looking and interactive activities. Students will also examine the work of Pittsburgh artists, including Burton Morris, and make a portrait to take home. This program includes a visit to the Master Visual Artists VII: Preserving the Legacy exhibit.

Grade Levels: 3rd – 8th
Program Length: 1.5 hours
Maximum: 75 students
Cost: $8 per student

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